Kuumba's 45th Anniversary


April 10th - 12th, 2015



Weekend Welcome and Kuumba Gallery Opening: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Collect registration materials and mingle with alumni and undergraduate Kuumbabes amidst a special curated collection of Kuumba's archives.

Mini-Reunion Kuumbabe Cohort Dinners on the Town: 7pm

Enjoy dinner with friends and reconnect with Kuumbabes from your era at one of several restaurants in Harvard Square.  Plan what songs you'll want to sing the next day at the Alumni Sing!


Alumni Sing: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

A highlight of the 40th Anniversary celebration, the Alumni Sing is back!  We'll have songbooks on hand so that all can take part in singing Kuumba favorites old and new.

Alumni Annual Meeting: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Discuss the Alumni Association's current projects and plan for its future.

45th Annual Dean Archie C. Epps Spring Concert: 8pm

The event we've all been waiting for!

Post-Concert Social: 10:30pm

Eat, drink, and do more singing with Kuumba family and friends.


  Capstone Brunch and Celebration (attire: dressy casual): 9:30am - 12pm

The capstone event of the weekend, this three-course meal is our chance for the entire Kuumba community to reflect and celebrate together.  Please plan to stay for Sunday morning -- you won't want to miss this event!


Reunion Co-Chairs

1970-1973: Charlene Marchant '73, cjmarchant@earthlink.net
1974-1977: Michelle Green '74, rmichellegreen@gmail.com
1978-1981: Evelyn Woodward-Johnson ’79 and Olivia Moorehead Slaughter ’81, ewoodwardjohnson@yahoo.com / oms@parkschool.org

1982-1985: Karen Freeman-Wilson ’82 and Teresa Hord Owens ’82, Karen@lawonfifth.com /tdowens@uchicago.edu

1986-1989: Gerald Howard, ’88 ghoward@doe.mass.edu

1990-1993: Sheri-Ann Burnett Bowie ’93, sburnett-bowie@partners.org

1994-1997: Dave Hill ’94, uncle.dave@mac.com

1998-2001: Shannon Hodge ’00, shannon_hodge@post.harvard.edu

2002-2005: Kelley Johnson Purcell ’02, kelleyj@post.harvard.edu

2006-2009: Michael Louis Vinson ’07, vinson.mike@gmail.com

2010-2014: Amber James ’11, amber5490gmail.com